Category Archives: Religious violence

Is religion the major cause of wars? Karen Armstrong argues “No.”

One only has to turn on the TV these days, or go to any internet news feed, to be confronted by horrific images of religious violence in the Middle East. ¬†For those who saw the images of the Charlie Hebdo … Continue reading

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My vote for the Nobel Peace Prize: the girl who defied the Taliban.

Sometimes there are people who seem to have guts and moral fibre that leave the rest of us behind. 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck a year ago by the Taliban, for advocating that … Continue reading

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